110 YEARS AGO
Thursday, Aug. 26, 1909
from the Mathews Journal
On Wednesday last, August 18, 1909, at 9 a.m., at Westville Baptist Church, Mathews, Va., Miss Josephine Thomas Fox, daughter of Mrs. Mary E. Fox and the late Mr. W.C. Fox, became the bride of Mr. Samuel Judson Rodgers, of Newport News. The church was tastefully decorated in evergreens and potted plants, and to the strains of Mendelsohn’s wedding march rendered by Mrs. A.M. Marchant, the bride entered the church on the arm of her brother, Mr. Willie Fox, of Newport News, who gave her away.
The bridal party consisted of Miss Mary L. Fox, who was maid of honor, and Mr. Williams, of New Kent, the best man.
100 YEARS AGO
Thursday, Aug. 28, 1919
from the Gloucester Gazette
Motor Cycle for sale: Indian twin-cylinder. Tip Shackelford.
Strayed or stolen: Airedale pup. Reward for information leading to return. Mrs. I.B. Weaver.
For sale: Nice tract of timber, about 160 acres, close to good landing in Gloucester, chea...
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